NORTH CAROLINA: Wells Fargo Lights Its Charlotte Tower In Support Of Transgender Day Of Visibility

Yesterday was the International Day of Transgender Visibility and in support Wells Fargo lit its 48-story Duke Energy Center tower in Charlotte in pink, white, and blue, which are the colors of the transgender pride flag. Also yesterday Wells Fargo joined the 80+ major corporations who have called for the repeal of North Carolina’s hate... Continue Reading →

Snickering Bystanders Do Nothing To Stop Violent Antigay Hate Crime Caught On Tape

All he wanted was a burger. What he got instead was a knuckle sandwich. 25-year-old Jordan Schaeffer was visiting Miami Beach from Los Angeles earlier this month when he was attacked after kissing his boyfriend, Eric Danko, while waiting in line at a Burger King Whopper Bar. Related: Hate Crime Victim Claims Police Intentionally Left Gay Slurs Out Of Official... Continue Reading →

Mississippi Senate Passes Most Bigoted Anti-LGBT “Religious Freedom” Law In The Country

  On Wednesday the Mississippi Senate voted 31-17 to pass House Bill 1523, which protects people, businesses, and religious organizations that refuse to service LGBT people if doing so violates their “sincerely held” religious... from Back2Stonewall via IFTTT

A Legal Analysis of NC’s Absurd, Hateful, Unconstitutional, Anti-LGBT Law

Last week, North Carolina passed a law, House Bill 2, that was explicitly designed to legitimize and codify sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in the state. Earlier today, Lambda Legal and the ACLU filed a lawsuit challenging HB2… Read The post A Legal Analysis of NC’s Absurd, Hateful, Unconstitutional, Anti-LGBT Law appeared first on... Continue Reading →

White House Names First Transgender Person as Top LGBT Liaison

On Monday the White House appointed Raffi Freedman-Gurspan as the executive branch’s top liaison to the LGBT community, making her the first transgender person in history to assume that role. Freedman-Gurspan became the first openly transgender… Read The post White House Names First Transgender Person as Top LGBT Liaison appeared first on Towleroad. from Towleroad News... Continue Reading →

LGBT Youth Are Sharing Their Personal Stories On Instagram With #VisibleMe

“The years I spent hiding who I was were dark, claustrophobic, and crowded. Now that I’m openly gay, I am free.” If you head over to Instagram's Explore page today, you'll find their first ever LGBT-related video feed. The #VisibleMe page features LGBT youth sharing their personal stories, struggles, and advice. Instagram: @isupersheng Raymond... Continue Reading →

One Million Moms want Dan Savage’s series ‘The Real O’Neals’ taken off the air

"It is almost impossible to describe the depth of depravity found in the sitcom." from LGBTQ Nation via IFTTT

Half of black gay men will get HIV in their lifetime, CDC says

Half of black gay and bisexual men and a quarter of Latino gay and bi men will get HIV in their lifetime, predicts a new study from the Centers for Disease Control, UPI reports. The study found that overall HIV diagnoses in the U.S. are declining but that the risk is disproportionately high for some... Continue Reading →

The Southern Law Poverty Center Add 7 New Anti LGBT Hate Groups To Its List Including Cincinnati’s Citizens for Community Values.

A new study shows hate groups are a growing concern in the United States The spring 2016 edition of Southern Poverty Law Center’s investigative journal says there are 892 active hate groups in the...from Back2Stonewall IFTTT Posted with Blogsy

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